Fairbanks North Star Borough County, AK
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Fire Weather Warning
AKZ224-241800-
/O.CON.PAFG.FW.W.0005.000000T0000Z-150525T0600Z/
UPPER TANANA VALLEY AND THE FORTYMILE COUNTRY-
922 PM AKDT SAT MAY 23 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM AKDT SUNDAY FOR
LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 224...

* HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 10 PERCENT.

* TIMING...RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL RECOVER ABOVE 15 PERCENT BY
10 PM AKDT TONIGHT. RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL FALL TO AS LOW
AS 10 PERCENT AFTER 2 PM AKDT SUNDAY AFTERNOON. HUMIDITIES
WILL RECOVER TO ABOVE 15 PERCENT BY 10 PM AKDT SUNDAY.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY.
OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CONDITIONS ARE OCCURRING OR WILL
OCCUR WHICH COULD LEAD TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF LARGE AND DANGEROUS
FIRES. IT IS DIRECTED TOWARD FIRE AGENCIES...AND THROUGH THEM...
TO THE PUBLIC.

PLEASE ADVISE THE APPROPRIATE OFFICIALS OR FIRE CREWS IN THE
FIELD OF THIS RED FLAG WARNING.

&&

$$

Fire Weather Warning
AKZ220-241800-
/O.CON.PAFG.FW.W.0005.000000T0000Z-150525T0700Z/
YUKON FLATS AND SURROUNDING UPLANDS-
922 PM AKDT SAT MAY 23 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM AKDT SUNDAY FOR
LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 220...

* HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 13 PERCENT.

* TIMING...RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL RECOVER TO ABOVE 15 PERCENT BY
10 PM AKDT TONIGHT. RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL FALL BELOW 15
PERCENT BY 2 PM AKDT SUNDAY AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY.
OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CONDITIONS ARE OCCURRING OR WILL
OCCUR WHICH COULD LEAD TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF LARGE AND DANGEROUS
FIRES. IT IS DIRECTED TOWARD FIRE AGENCIES...AND THROUGH THEM...
TO THE PUBLIC.

PLEASE ADVISE THE APPROPRIATE OFFICIALS OR FIRE CREWS IN THE
FIELD OF THIS RED FLAG WARNING.

&&

$$

Fire Weather Warning
AKZ223-241800-
/O.CON.PAFG.FW.W.0005.000000T0000Z-150525T0600Z/
DELTANA AND TANANA FLATS-
922 PM AKDT SAT MAY 23 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM AKDT SUNDAY FOR
STRONG WIND AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 223...

* HIGHEST THREAT...NEAR SOUTH OF BIRCH LAKE

* WIND...SOUTH WINDS GUSTING TO 25 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 10 PERCENT.

* TIMING...HUMIDITIES WILL RECOVER TO ABOVE 15 PERCENT BY 10
PM AKDT THIS EVENING. HUMIDITIES WILL AGAIN FALL TO LESS THAN
15 PERCENT SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE THROUGH THE EARLY
EVENING HOURS SUNDAY.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY.
OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CONDITIONS ARE OCCURRING OR WILL
OCCUR WHICH COULD LEAD TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF LARGE AND DANGEROUS
FIRES. IT IS DIRECTED TOWARD FIRE AGENCIES...AND THROUGH THEM...
TO THE PUBLIC.

PLEASE ADVISE THE APPROPRIATE OFFICIALS OR FIRE CREWS IN THE
FIELD OF THIS RED FLAG WARNING.

&&

$$

Flood Warning
AKZ220-241915-
/O.CON.PAFG.FA.W.0002.000000T0000Z-150524T1915Z/
/00000.0.SM.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
YUKON FLATS AND SURROUNDING UPLANDS-

246 PM AKDT SAT MAY 23 2015

...A FLOOD WARNING FOR RAPID SNOW MELT REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1115
AM AKDT SUNDAY FOR THE PORCUPINE RIVER NEAR FORT YUKON...

AT 0800 AM AKDT ON SATURDAY...FLOOD WATER LEVELS FROM THE PORCUPINE
RIVER WERE REPORTED TO HAVE FALLEN SLIGHTLY OVERNIGHT AT FORT YUKON.
THE PORCUPINE RIVER AT FORT YUKON REMAINS OVERBANK IN THE VICINITY
OF SUCKER RIVER ROAD LANDING AND FLOODING CONTINUES IN THE AREA.

RIVER GAGE READINGS ALONG THE PORCUPINE RIVER UPSTREAM FROM FORT
YUKON HAVE BEEN FALLING STEADILY SINCE THURSDAY AND ARE EXPECTED TO
CONTINUE FALLING THROUGH THE WEEKEND. FLOOD WATERS AT FORT YUKON ARE
EXPECTED TO BEGIN RECEDING OVER THE NEXT FEW DAYS BUT WILL REMAIN
ELEVATED.

THE YUKON RIVER AT FORT YUKON HAS BEEN SLOWLY RISING OVER THE PAST
SEVERAL DAYS AND IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE A SLOW RISE THR0UGH THE
UPCOMING WEEK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS:

LOCAL RESIDENTS SHOULD CONTINUE TO MONITOR LOCAL WATER LEVELS AND BE
PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD WATER LEVELS BEGIN TO RISE AGAIN.


LAT...LON 6670 14497 6653 14518 6652 14540 6663 14550

$$

Flood Watch
AKZ220-250100-
/O.EXT.PAFG.FA.A.0002.000000T0000Z-150525T0100Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
YUKON FLATS AND SURROUNDING UPLANDS-
INCLUDING...FORT YUKON...VENETIE...CENTRAL...CIRCLE...
STEVENS VILLAGE...BEAVER...CHALKYITSIK...BIRCH CREEK...
CIRCLE HOT SPRINGS...EAGLE SUMMIT...TWELVEMILE SUMMIT
159 PM AKDT SAT MAY 23 2015

...FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

THE FLOOD WATCH IS NOW IN EFFECT FOR

* THE PORCUPINE RIVER BETWEEN THE COLLEEN RIVER AND NEAR FORT
YUKON

* THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON

* RECENT VERY WARM TEMPERATURES ACROSS EASTERN ALASKA ARE CAUSING
HIGH WATER LEVELS ON THE PORCUPINE RIVER. A PILOT REPORT FROM
FRIDAY EVENING NOTED THAT THE WATER WAS FALLING NEAR WHERE THE
COLLEEN RIVER EMPTIES INTO THE PORCUPINE RIVER.

* HIGH WATER WILL CONTINUE TO BE AN ISSUE THROUGH THE HOLIDAY
WEEKEND AS THE SNOWMELT WATER FILTERS THROUGH THE LOWER REACH OF
THE PORCUPINE RIVER FROM THE MOUTH OF THE COLLEEN RIVER TO FORT
YUKON. A FLOOD WARNING IS CURRENTLY IN EFFECT FOR THE LOWER
PORCUPINE RIVER NEAR FORT YUKON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLOOD WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR FLOODING BASED ON
CURRENT FORECASTS.

KEEP UPDATED ON THE LATEST FORECASTS AND BE ALERT FOR THE
ISSUANCE OF FLOOD WARNINGS AND ADVISORIES. THOSE LIVING IN AREAS
PRONE TO FLOODING SHOULD BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD
FLOODING DEVELOP.

&&

$$
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